Still in their first year, Atlas Brewing Company has quickly become a neighborhood staple, offering an expansive menu of onsite brewed beer, crafty cocktails and a seasonally inspired gastropub style menu. With a cozy side room and connecting hallway to Seven Ten Lounge, it’s the perfect spot for happy hours, parties and anytime gatherings.
Calling all 80’s kids! New fan favorite to the Lakeview bar scene, Headquarters Beercade mixes classic arcade games and an impressive draft and can selection of craft beer. Whether you’re into Donkey Kong or Street Fighter, with over 30 vintage video games, there’s something for everyone. HQ doesn’t have a kitchen, but they’ll let you bring in food from the myriad of surrounding cuisines.
Beer Bistro North has made itself right at home in it’s second location, packing the house for all of your favorite sporting events with their ever impressive list of 100+ craft beer draft and can offerings. Don’t forget to stop by on Tuesday nights, $3 gets you a delicious half pound burger to pair with your beer.
Don’t be deceived by their quiet appearance, The Long Room is a novice on the scene, holding the bar high for surrounding competition where the draft list is concerned. Offering everything from PBR to some of the most amazing Belgian beers you’ll ever have, a vintage photobooth and a beer garden round it out as one of the North Side’s hidden gems.
Northdown is a café and taproom focused on locally sourced, comfort scratch food (with vegetarian and vegan options) paired with a rotating selection of craft beer. This neighborhood spot has some of the most impressive tap takeovers and “Meet the Brewer” events with Ommegang, Founders, Three Floyds and Perennial, to name a few.
A taste of Europe in the heart of Wrigleyville, Blokes & Birds features British gastropub style cuisine, with a hearty selection of Belgian Tripels, Quads, Lambics, Gueuze and many others from around the globe. Join them on Thursday evenings for a $10 weekly beer & burger special or for Acoustic Brunch on Sundays, with live music from 11am – 2pm. Do yourself a favor and try the scotch egg with IPA mustard.